On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1945

Historical Events

Film Premier

"The Lost Weekend", based on Charles R. Jackson's novel, directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman premieres in Los Angeles (Academy Awards Best Picture 1946)

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
Actor Ray Milland
Ray Milland
Actress Jane Wyman
Jane Wyman
  • Yugoslavian Socialist Republic proclaimed

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger Bambuck, Guadeloupe, French 4X100 runner (Olympic bronze 1968)
1945 Highlights

About November 29, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius